Statement from University Hospital Kerry Warns of Significant Delays

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University Hospital Kerry has issued a statement today on an increased level of activity and warning of significant delays  for ‘non-urgent’ patients.

University Hospital Kerry has just issued a statement today, November 16th 2016:

“University Hospital Kerry is reporting an increased level of activity and the hospital is advising that non-urgent patients may now experience significant delays.

Hospital management are requesting that, where appropriate, the public contact their GP in the first instance and explore all other options available to them prior to attending the Emergency Department if their needs are not urgent.

The hospital would also like to take this opportunity to assure the public and service users that every effort is being made to address this situation. Patient care is paramount in UHK and the situation is being managed as a priority and reviewed on an ongoing basis.

The HSE South/South West Hospital Group and University Hospital Kerry wish to acknowledge the ongoing hard work and dedication of all staff during this particularly busy time.”

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